Canton Kiwanis sponsoring three-on-three basketball tournament Nov. 6
DEKALB JUNCTION – Canton Kiwanis is sponsoring a three-on-three basketball tournament at Hermon-DeKalb Central School Nov. 6, to benefit 4-H Camp Overlook scholarship recipients.
The tournament begins at 9 a.m. and continues until play is concluded.
Separate boys’ and girls’ play will be broken down into 5th and 6th grade, 7th and 8th, 9th and 10th, and 11th and 12th divisions.
There is an entry fee of $20 per team of up to four players. Players may “play up” in grade divisions.
TAUNY Center announces new fall/winter hours
CANTON – Beginning November 1, The TAUNY Center and North Country Folkstore will be open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
TAUNY will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day, and will close at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
For a complete schedule of TAUNY holiday events and activities visit www. TAUNY.org.
Brody Erwin, 12, Colton, carved this pumpkin all by himself into the likeness of Kiss bassist and tongue-wagger Gene Simmons. Photo submitted by Crystal Helmar
Aubertine, Ritchie both support expanding long-term care, drug benefits, energy assistance for seniors
When it comes to issues affecting senior citizens, both candidates battling to win the race for state Assemblyman from the 48th district support expanding long-term care, drug benefits and energy assistance.
That’s according to results of a survey conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), which shows both candiates agree almost completely on issues affecting senior citizens.
Funeral services for Edward J. Huntley, 64, of 101 Lafayette St., Ogdensburg, will be held on November 2 at Frary Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with Rev. Walter Smith officiating. Burial will be in Ogdensburg Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on November 1 at Frary Funeral Home from 2 to 4 p.m. 6 to 8 p.m. Mr. Huntley passed away on October 27 at his home.
Clarkson's Barry held visiting professor position at Japanese college in October
POTSDAM – Clarkson University's Dana Barry has held the position of visiting professor at Suzuka National College of Technology in Japan during October.
Barry is the senior technical writer and editor for Clarkson's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP).
While there, she gave presentations and carried out student activities in creative engineering design. She also delivered a special lecture, titled "Important Tips for Giving Oral Presentations in English."
TAUNY getting $195,850 for renovations and improvements to new Canton center
CANTON -- TAUNY will receive a $195,850 Empire State Development Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund grant toward the renovations and improvements necessary to create The TAUNY Center, a regional destination for folk arts and cultural programs of the North Country Region, at 53 Main Street in Canton.
TAUNY is the only organization in New York’s 14-county North Country region dedicated to showcasing the folk culture and living traditions of the region.
Red Cross of NNY has disaster mental health course Nov. 13
WATERTOWN – The American Red Cross of Northern New York is offering a Foundations of Disaster Mental Health course at the Watertown office, 203 N. Hamilton St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.
The idea behind this course is to prepare licensed mental health professionals to provide for and respond to the psychological needs of people caught up in disaster.
The free course is a series of presentations and discussions with workbook and small group activities.
SUNY Potsdam Athletic Department to hold Leaf-Raking Day Nov. 7
POTSDAM – The SUNY Potsdam athletic department has its annual Leaf-Raking Day in the village on Sunday, Nov. 7.
Athletes and coaches from the Bears’ 17 varsity athletic programs will help senior citizens and those with special needs or disabilities in the village rake leaves around their homes. Groups may also be available to rake leaves on village streets and in local parks.
If you or someone you know would like to take advantage of this service, contact Lauren Bruce at 267-2322 or [email protected].
Colton Wesleyan has 'Trunk-R-Treat' Sunday
COLTON – A Trunk-R-Treat celebration will be held Sunday, Oct. 31 at Colton Wesleyan Church from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
This event will be a wholesome community outreach with encouragement, followed by treats as an alternative to trick-or-treat, or in addition to it.